Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Wednesday 12 June 2019

Time:                                   9am

Venue:                                 Council Chambers, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

11 June 2019

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Brent Smith

Principal Advisor Citizens & Community

Tel: 941 8645

 

David Corlett

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 5421

david.corlett@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/meetings-agendas-and-minutes/

 


Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

12 June 2019

Unconfirmed

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B           Reports for Information

Part C           Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00026

That an apology from Councillor Johanson for leave of absence, be received.

 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                            Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Councillor Galloway declared an interest in item16 (Public Excluded).

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00027

That the minutes of the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 be confirmed.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Chen                                                                                                        Carried

 

4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

5.1

Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Dr Anna Crighton spoke with regard to the future use of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery.

Dr Crighton suggested that the Directors of the Canterbury Museum and the Christchchurch Art Galley jointly present to the citizens of Christchurch one major exhibition per year which includes works from the city’s historical collection. Dr Crighton also suggested a joint storage facility.

 

 

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

7.   Multicultural Subcommittee Minutes - 8 April 2019

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00028

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee receives the Minutes from the Multicultural Subcommittee meeting held 8 April 2019.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                        Carried

 

8.   Installation of Public Artwork - Segments of Berlin Wall

 

Committee Comment

The Committee discussed a range of possible locations for the artwork and requested staff to seek the views of Ngāi Tahu and the Victoria Square Reference Group on the proposed location.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee recommend that Council:

1.         Agree to the permanent installation of the two Berlin Wall sections subject to the following:

a.         All necessary consents and approvals are obtained and provided.

b.         Future maintenance costs for the two Berlin Wall sections are included in future maintenance planning

c.         A condition report and long term maintenance and engineering plans are provided.

 

Committee Recommendation

Motion

Councillor Aaron Keown, seconded by Councillor Tim Scandrett, moved that Council:

1.         Agree to the permanent installation of the two Berlin Wall sections subject to the following:

a.         All necessary consents and approvals are obtained and provided.

b.         Future maintenance costs for the two Berlin Wall sections are included in future maintenance planning.

             c.             A condition report and long term maintenance and engineering plans are provided.

d.         In the interim the artwork be installed in the vicinity of Tūranga.

 

On voting a division was called for and the division was declared lost by 3 votes to 4 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                          Councillor Davidson, Councillor Keown and Councillor Scandrett

Against:                 Councillor Clearwater, Councillor Livingstone, Councillor Chen and Councillor Galloway

Councillor Keown/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                               Lost

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00029

Councillor Phil Clearwater moved by way of amendment that the following wording be added:

d.         Request staff to seek the views of Ngāi Tahu and the Victoria Square                                                  Reference Group and provide this to Council.

 

The amendment was seconded by Councillor Livingstone and on being put to the meeting was declared carried.

 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                            Carried

 

Committee Decided SOC/2019/00030

Part A

That the Council:

 

1.         Agree to the permanent installation of the two Berlin Wall sections subject to the following:

a.         All necessary consents and approvals are obtained and provided.

b.         Future maintenance costs for the two Berlin Wall sections are included in future maintenance planning

c.         A condition report and long term maintenance and engineering plans are provided.

The division was declared carried by 4 votes to 3 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                          Councillor Clearwater, Councillor Livingstone, Councillor Chen and Councillor Galloway

Against:                 Councillor Davidson, Councillor Keown and Councillor Scandrett

 

d.         Request staff to seek the views of Ngāi Tahu and the Victoria Square                   Reference Group and provide this to Council.

 

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                Carried

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

9.   Long-term Loan and Installation of Public Artwork - "Lift" on Barkers Plantation

 

Committee Decided SOC/2019/00031

Part A  (Original Staff Recommendation Accepted without change)

That the Committee recommend that Council:

1.         Agree to the relocation and long term installation of the sculpture “Lift” on Barkers Plantation subject to the following:

a.         All necessary consents and approvals are obtained and provided

b.         Future maintenance costs are included within existing budgets

c.         A condition report and long term maintenance and engineering plans are provided

d.         The first 12 months maintenance is paid for by Ōtākaro

e.         An Artwork Lease Agreement is to be prepared between the Artist and Council consistent with the Artworks in Public Places Policy.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                         Carried

 

10. Covenant Consent Approval for 37 Valley Road, Cashmere, Ngaio Marsh House

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00032

Part C  (Original Staff Recommendation Accepted without change)

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee:

1.         Approve a retrospective covenant consent for emergency tree removal and pruning at 37 Valley Road, Cashmere, the former residence of Dame Ngaio Marsh. 

Councillor Keown/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

11. Report on Implementation of the Christchurch Alcohol Action Plan

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00033

Part C  (Original Staff Recommendation Accepted without change)

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee:

 

1.         Request staff by June 2020 to provide a further report on progress in implementing the Christchurch Alcohol Action Plan.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                            Carried

 

 

12. Council Owned Community Heritage Buildings Status Report

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00034

Part B

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee receives the presentation.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                               Carried

 

 

13. Community Facilities Network Plan

 

Committee Comment

The Social, Community Development and Housing Committee were briefed on the principles underpinning the Plan which align with Council’s Strategic Framework. These principles  were listed as: Partnership; Community; Governance; Activation; Sustainability and Design.

The Committee were briefed on, and indicated support for the next steps. These were stated as:

1.              Staff to discuss draft Plan and emerging conclusions with Stakeholders and each Community Board detailing provision in the Board area.

2.              Staff to seek feedback and incorporate into the draft Plan

John Filsell noted that staff will update the Committee in August 2019 and will be  seeking to hold a workshop with the full Council in September 2019. The Community Boards will be updated on any changes as a result of this process and the final Plan will be presented to the Committee and Council for approval.  He also noted that any proposed changes to levels of service will be through an Annual Plan or Long Term Plan process.

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00035

Part B

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee receives the presentation.

 

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                            Carried

 

18. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00036

That the reports be received and considered at the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee meeting on Wednesday, 12 June 2019.

Open Items

19.       Multicultural Subcommittee - Chairperson's Report

Public Excluded Items

20.       Community Facilities

Councillor Chen/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                        Carried

 

19. Multicultural Subcommittee - Chairperson's Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Social, Community Development and Housing Committee noted that staff are engaging with Hagley College and the Christchurch Multicultural Council about election processes.

2.              The Committee noted staff will ensure that 2019 local election information in major languages is made available at the Council’s libraries and service centres.

3.              The Committee noted that a translation facility on the Council’s website is a staff priority.

 

Committee Decided SOC/2019/00037

 Part B

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee receives the report.

 

Councillor Chen/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                  Carried

 

14  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2019/00038

Part C

That Karena Finnie  of Christchurch NZ remain after the public have been excluded for Item 15 of the public excluded agenda as she has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Committee.

AND

That at 11.26am  the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 80 to 81 of the agenda and page 5 of supplementary agenda no.2 be adopted.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                              Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 12.35pm.

 

   

Meeting concluded at 12.3pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 13th DAY OF JUNE 2019

 

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Chairperson